FIRST ODI

  • India will face 'pink' South Africa in the first ODI November 29, 2013

    The first oneday international of the threematch series between India and South Africa will see the hosts turn up in pink uniform instead of the customary green, Cricket South Africa (CSA) have announced. The match at the Wanderers on December 5 will be played on a 'Pink Day' in support of...
  • 1st ODI: Zimbabwe out to upset weakened India July 23, 2013

    Harare: On Thursday, at the Harare Sports Club surrounded by jacaranda trees and with a lovely gabled pavilion, a new bilateral series will kick off in an already busy international summer. Following the Ashes and 50over contests in the West Indies and Sri Lanka, a fourth series will begin between...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI March 23, 2013

    Live updates from the first ODI between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at Hambantota. Sri Lanka innings: End of over 35.4: Sri Lanka 238 for 2: Sri Lanka have finished the match in style and with that they have gone ahead in the series. Dilshan remained not out on 113. Sangakkara fell just...
  • Henriques ruled out of first Windies ODI January 26, 2013

    Sydney: Allrounder Moises Henriques has been ruled out of Australia's first oneday cricket international against the West Indies because of a finger injury. Henriques underwent a minor surgical procedure on Saturday to alleviate swelling caused by infection in the finger. He will be sidelined for at least a week, definitely ruling...
  • England high on confidence, says Samit Patel January 13, 2013

    Kochi: The win in the first ODI against India at Rajkot after backtoback defeats in the practice matches is a great start for England in the fivematch series, said visiting allrounder Samit Patel. "It is a great start, especially after we lost the twowarmup games. We just have to stick to...
  • India will win 41 against England: Srikkanth January 10, 2013

    Former opener Kris Srikkanth tips India as redhot favourites to beat England in the upcoming ODI series. ...
  • Sri Lanka seek winning start to ODI series in Aus January 10, 2013

    Sydney: Sri Lanka are banking on the return of slinging paceman Lasith Malinga to give them a fresh start in the oneday series against Australia, starting in Melbourne on Friday. The explosive Malinga, whose unusual 'slingshot' action makes him difficult to face, was keenly missed by Sri Lanka in their...
  • India vs Pakistan, 1st ODI: As it happened December 30, 2012

    Pakistan batsmen continue to milk Indian bowlers on their way to the 228run target. Need under 30 runs now....
  • SLNZ ODI series opener washed out November 1, 2012

    Pallekele: The opening oneday international between Sri Lanka and New Zealand was called off Thursday without a ball being bowled due to rain in Pallekele. Colombo will host the next two onedayers of the fivematch series on November 4 and 6 and Hambantota the last two on November 10 and 12. The...
  • Dhoni and team fined for slow over rate July 22, 2012

    Hambantota: India captain MS Dhoni and his men have been fined for slow overrate during their 21run win against Sri Lanka in the first ODI here on Saturday. The Indians were ruled to be an over short of their target when time allowances were taken into consideration. Consequently, match referee Chris...
  • SL vs India, 1st ODI: As it happened July 21, 2012

    Sri Lanka innings 50th over: Sri Lanka 293 for 9 India win the first ODI by 21 runs to take a 10 series lead. The ninth wicket goes down in the penultimate over as Thisara Perera heaves Irfan Pathan to longon for a 28ball 44. Needing an improbable 38 from six...
  • Rahul left out of India squad for first ODI July 21, 2012

    Dopetainted Rahul Sharma will not be considered for Indias playing XI for the first ODI against Sri Lanka at Hambantota on Saturday after the legspinners blood sample taken during the Indian Premier League in May was declared positive late on Friday night. Rahul, who made his ODI debut for India...
  • Gayle eyeing Sabina Park century July 5, 2012

    Kingston, Jamaica: Going into his first international match at home since June 2010, Chris Gayle hopes to score big to get West Indies off to winning ways in the first ODI on Thursday at his home ground of Sabina Park. "The start to this series is very important. From a...
  • Runs hold key to struggling Hughes: Clarke June 29, 2012

    London: Australia captain Michael Clarke said weight of runs, rather than where they were made, would be the central factor in whether opening batsman Phillip Hughes returned to the Test team. Hughes, currently playing for English county side Worcestershire, announced on Thursday he would be leaving New South Wales to join...
  • Australia look to upset England juggernaut June 28, 2012

    London: After thrashing West Indies, the highspirited England side will now aim to continue their winning momentum against Australia in the fivematch ODI series starting on Friday. The traditional rivals will face off in the first ODI at Lord's and a confident England, who have recently trounced West Indies in...
  • Canberra all set to host first international June 8, 2012

    Sydney: The Australian cricket team will play in Canberra for the first time next year after the nation's capital was unveiled as a host city for upcoming series against either Sri Lanka or the West Indies. Cricket Australia announced Friday that Australia would play one of the two teams, who...
  • 1st ODI preview: Sri Lanka look for revenge June 6, 2012

    After a brief Twenty20 contest, which was shared 11, Sri Lanka and Pakistan start a fivematch ODI series in the outstation of Pallekele with the visitors laying claim to an edge following their 41 series win in the UAE last year. Following three straight wins in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu...
  • De Villiers ton powers SA to win over NZ February 25, 2012

    Wellington: South Africa captain A.B. de Villiers made 106 not out to steer his side to a comfortable sixwicket win over New Zealand in Saturday's opening oneday international. De Villiers lifted South Africa after it had slumped to 172 and 353 in reply to New Zealand's moderate total of 2539, and...
  • Can NZSA intensity seep into ODIs? February 24, 2012

    After a tough threematch Twenty20 series, which ended with New Zealand imploding astoundingly to lose 21, the teams face off for the first of three oneday internationals at Wellington's Westpac Stadium. The last oneday match these teams contested was the dramatic 2011 World Cup quarterfinal in which New Zealand stunned...
  • England crush Pakistan by 130 runs in 1st ODI February 13, 2012

    Abu Dhabi: Captain Alastair Cook's superb century and four wickets for Steven Finn lifted England to a crushing 130run victory over Pakistan in the first oneday international in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Cook made 137 to lead England to a competitive total of 260 for seven in the daynight match and...
  • Misbah wants more from batsmen in Eng ODIs February 12, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan captain MisbahulHaq has urged his batsmen to show more stability and consistency ahead of the first oneday international (ODI) against England at Abu Dhabi on Monday. Voicing concerns over the inconsistency in the Pakistan batting lineup, Misbah said while he was satisfied with the bowling options for the ODI...
  • World champions found wanting February 5, 2012

    They say that history repeats itself, but only few had thought that it would repeat so quickly for the Indian team. It's the third occasion, when India started their campaign in Melbourne on a positive note, only to lose the fizz as the match progressed, except in the second Twenty20...
  • Zimbabwe aim for massive turnaround February 2, 2012

    Dunedin: After suffering a humiliating ordeal in the oneoff Test against New Zealand in Napier, Zimbabwe will have an uphill task ahead of them in order to compete with the hosts on level terms, when the two sides clash in the first of three oneday internationals in Dunedin on Friday. The...
  • Sammy hails the fighting spirit of his boys November 30, 2011

    Cuttack: Victory slipped out of their hands but West Indies skipper Darren Sammy lauded his boys for their neversaydie spirit with which they pushed world champions India in the first onedayer, here on Tuesday. In a thrilling lowscoring match, India prevailed by one wicket with seven balls to spare while chasing...
  • India will miss Dhoni, the finisher: Sammy November 28, 2011

    Cuttack: West Indies captain Darren Sammy on Monday said that India would miss a finisher in skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has been rested, during their fivematch ODI series, starting here from Tuesday. Dhoni has remained unbeaten in the last six onedayers against England, both at home and away. In fact,...
  • Sehwag geared up to lead a young team November 28, 2011

    Cuttack: India are without some key senior players, including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, for the ODI series against the West Indies but standin skipper Virender Sehwag on Monday said that it would give a perfect opportunity for the youngsters in the team to perform well at the big stage. Besides Dhoni...
  • India should tie up loose ends in Windies ODIs November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: After the slowburn thrills of the Mumbai Test, which ended in a draw with the scores level, the battleground is set for the 50over format which will kick off with the first of five ODIs at Cuttack on Tuesday. Though most of the boxes are ticked as far...